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  • 16 Jul 2018 12:22 PM | Anonymous
    Tenure-Track Position

    Worcester State University

    Worcester, MA

    Worcester State University is a vibrant public university located in the residential west side of

    Worcester, Massachusetts. Situated on a compact 58-acre campus, the University offers

    50 undergraduate and graduate academic programs to more than 6,400 students annually. The

    Princeton Review ranks us as one of the 75 "Best Value" public colleges in the country, as well as

    a “Best in the Northeast” college. Worcester State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal

    Opportunity Employer which seeks to reflect the diversity of its community.

     

    The Department  of Occupational Therapy at Worcester State University invites applicants for a fulltime,

    9-month academic year position in an accredited Bachelor

    of Science in Occupational Studies/Master of Occupational

    Therapy Program that is preparing to transition to OTD. Requirements:

    Research-related terminal degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., or Sc.D);

    5+ years of clinical experience as an occupational therapist;

    eligibility for licensure in Massachusetts. A background in mental health preferred, but

    those with varied clinical and teaching experience are encouraged

    to apply. Salary and rank commensurate with experience.

     

    Application instructions: All applicants must apply online at

    worcester.interviewexchange. com.

    Initial screening of applications begins immediately and will

    continue until the positions are filled. Necessary documents for

    submission include a CV, Letter of Interest, Letter of Teaching

    Philosophy and Research Statement. Finalists are required to

    submit 3 letters of recommendation signed, dated within the last

    six months, along with proof of highest degree, via the National

    Student Clearinghouse or official transcripts.

     

  • 30 Jun 2018 3:48 PM | Anonymous
    Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy

    The Division of Occupational Therapy at Western New England University announces an exciting opportunity to serve as faculty for the newly developed Entry-Level Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Program. The inaugural class of students representing 16 states was admitted in August, 2017. The OTD Program invites applications for a 12-month academic faculty appointment for a position starting in July, 2018. Applicants seeking to join our current faculty team should hold an earned doctoral degree (e.g. Ph.D, Ed.D., OTD, Sc.D.) from a regionally accredited institution or have demonstrated significant progress towards earning a doctoral degree. Applicants must possess a minimum of 3 years of documented clinical expertise as an occupational therapist with a strong clinical background in one of the following areas of practice: adult & aging acute and chronic physical disabilities; adult & aging mental health; infants, children & youth medical and chronic disabilities; infants, children & youth mental health and learning/developmental disabilities; or population/community health, wellness and prevention.

    The ideal candidate for the Assistant Professor (tenure track) appointment will have a vision for health care education that is grounded in interprofessional education and practice knowledge, academic experience that includes course development and teaching, a track-record or demonstrated interest in research, and a professional development plan for the future that includes research or scholarly activities and the dissemination of findings to advance knowledge in the discipline or applied clinical practice.

    Applicants must be initially certified by NBCOT, hold current AOTA Membership, and be licensed or licensure eligible in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references.

    QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:

    *     Doctoral degree (e.g. Ph.D., Ed.D., OTD, Sci.D.) from a regionally accredited institution.

    *     Experience in an academic setting including teaching, curriculum development, instructional technology use preferred.

    *     A minimum of 3 years of documented clinical experience in occupational therapy in one of the following areas: adult & aging physical disabilities; adult & aging mental health; infants, children & youth medical and chronic disabilities; infants, children & youth mental health and learning and developmental disabilities; population/community health, wellness and prevention.

    *     Current NBCOT Certification

    *     Current AOTA Membership

    *     Current Massachusetts License to Practice

    *     Valid Driver's License

    Excellent fringe benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children.

    Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,800 students, including more than 2,600 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.

    Western New England University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome candidates whose background may contribute to the further diversification of our community.

    To apply to this position please visit http://employment.wne.edu.

  • 30 Jun 2018 3:28 PM | Anonymous

    Director of Fieldwork/Experiential Education/Assoc. Professor

    Western New England University, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Division of Occupational Therapy, announces an exciting opportunity to participate in the development and implementation of the fieldwork/experiential education component for an Entry-Level Doctoral Program in Occupational Therapy (OTD). We invite applications for a full-time, 12 Month, Director of Fieldwork/Experiential Education/Associate Professor.

    Applicants seeking this position, should hold an earned Doctoral degree (e.g. Ph.D, Ed.D or OTD), have full-time academic experience, and possess documented expertise as an occupational therapist.

    Academic experience in curriculum development/teaching related to fieldwork education, and administrative experience in implementing fieldwork education is preferred. Individuals seeking this position should embrace: the pursuit of collaborative relationships with practice communities at the local, regional and national levels; outreach to expand student fieldwork opportunities in current and emerging areas of practice; and self-direction in creatively envisioning new models for delivering fieldwork/experiential education.

    Applicants must be initially certified by NBCOT, hold current AOTA Membership, and be licensed or licensure eligible in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

    More information about the University is available at www.wne.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references.

    QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:

    Doctoral degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., OTD, Sc.D.) from a regionally accredited institution and a history of scholarship (Boyer,1990).

    Full-time experience in an academic setting, including fieldwork education and/or teaching, advising, and service on college/university committees.

    Documented clinical practice experience in occupational therapy.

    Administrative experience including, but not limited to fieldwork education, program planning and implementation, and program evaluation.

    Current NBCOT Certification

    Current AOTA Membership

    Current Massachusetts License to Practice

    Valid Driver's License

    Excellent fringe benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children.

    Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,800 students, including more than 2,600 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.

    Western New England University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We welcome candidates whose background may contribute to the further diversification of our community.

    To apply to this position please visit http://employment.wne.edu

  • 15 Jun 2018 3:57 PM | Anonymous
    Company  Name: Bay Path University 

    Location:   East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, United States, 01028                                                          

    Company Description:

    When Bay Path opened its doors to students in downtown Springfield, MA in 1897, it had a very clear goal: to provide a practical, affordable, and career-oriented education to meet the needs of companies, organizations, and communities. From the beginning, Bay Path prided itself on being entrepreneurial, constantly pushing the boundaries of the academic experience to fit the student. To start them on the road of success. We still do.

    Today, that spirit and philosophy is more important than ever in higher education. At Bay Path, it's not just the number and breadth of undergraduate and graduate programs that defines us-and we have many-but it is our ability to connect the classroom to learning to leadership to experience to career that is at the core of what we do best. We know the work that needs to be done.

    Bay Path University, an independent and not-for-profit institution, was named Among Fastest Growing Baccalaureate Colleges by the Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac, and is a member of the Women's College Coalition. With a main campus in Longmeadow, MA and four satellite locations, (East Longmeadow, Sturbridge, Concord, Springfield), Bay Path offers undergraduate, graduate (for women and men) degrees, and professional certificates.

    We're committed to preparing our students to navigate a constantly changing world. Whether it is one of our innovative academic programs, groundbreaking online learning platform, or through our Women as Empowered Learners and Leaders initiative, we educate our students in ways that will help them to grow, learn to adapt, and always to flourish. Be part of the change.

    We invite you to visit our website at www.baypath.edu where you can learn more about Bay Path University.

    Job Description:

    Position Code: TBD

    Job Type: 9-month, non-tenure, faculty position

    Position Location: E. Longmeadow, MA

    This is a full time faculty position in the Master of Occupational Therapy Program with teaching responsibility assigned according to practice knowledge. The faculty member will teach a minimum of 12 credits each semester, will demonstrate the ability to creatively engage students in didactic and experiential learning opportunities, and collaborate with faculty members to implement, modify, and regularly review department curriculum. Faculty responsibility also includes student advising, participating in departmental meetings, committee assignment, and University functions.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    • Teach a minimum of 12 credits each semester. Most courses will be at the graduate level though undergraduate courses might be required in areas depending upon candidate experience and departmental needs.
    • Participate in departmental and institutional meetings, committees, and functions as necessary and appropriate.
    • Advise students in academic, fieldwork, and professional issues.
    • Participate in the admissions process, which may include Open Houses, communicating with prospective and/or accepted students, application review, and interviewing students as requested.
    • Work collaboratively with the OT Program Director and other faculty for program assessment and student learning outcomes.
    • Participate in program and curriculum development.
    • Work collaboratively with the Program Director and other faculty to ensure program meets accreditation standards.
    • Engage in a process of formative and summative course evaluation to enhance the student learning experience.
    • Engage in appropriate and relevant professional development.
    • Maintain applicable professional licensure in Massachusetts.
    • Maintain an active presence on the campus including attendance at student events.
    • Attend faculty and other University meetings (e.g. Faculty Assembly).
    • Attend all major University events (e.g. Commencement, Convocation).
    • Adhere to HIPAA and FERPA privacy standards.
    • Attend trainings as required.

    Requirements:

    • An earned doctoral degree in a relevant field (Education EdD, Occupational Therapy OTD, or PhD)
    • Evidence of engagement in scholarly work.
    • Eligible for applicable professional licensure in Massachusetts.
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with faculty, students, staff, and administration.
    • Ability to use the University's resources, notably technology, to promote effective teaching and learning.
    • Interest, initiative, and ability to work with the Program Director, department faculty, and administrators for program development, implementation, and outcomes assessment.
    • Working knowledge of HIPAA and FERPA privacy standards.
    • An ability to be passionate about Bay Path University's history, mission, and hallmark strengths.
    • Valid driver's license.
    • Most successfully pass the online safe Driving Course and driving record check at time of hire and annually thereafter.
    • Must successfully pass safe driving course within 30-days of employment.
    • Submit to and pass criminal offender records check (C.O.R.I).
    • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and within FERPA and HIPAA regulations.
    • Ability to adhere to University policies and procedures.
    • Should be committed to a culture of diversity, respect and inclusion; demonstrated ability to build working relationships with people having a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences different from ones' own.
    • General knowledge of the University's mission, purpose and goals and the role this position plays in achieving those goals.

    Additional Information:

    Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
    Bay Path University is a diverse community devoted to proactively nurturing a campus-wide culture that promotes and ensures respect, inclusion and safety for all members regardless of race, color, national origin, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity, socio-economic background, or physical ability. We are one University that opens our hearts and minds to conversations, to learning and to creating a community that is welcoming of all. Regardless of position, it is expected that each employee will embrace this commitment and demonstrate an attitude of respect toward and acceptance of all members of our community.

    Bay Path University will become a smoke- and tobacco-free community as of July 1, 2018.

    All offers of employment are contingent on satisfactory background checking.

    Application Instructions:

    Applicants for this position should attach a cover letter resume / curriculum vitae, the contact information for four (4) professional, work related references and any other relevant information pertaining to this position and your candidacy. Please apply online. Faxes and emails will not be accepted.

    Bay Path University is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and learning in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women and all underrepresented backgrounds. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Bay Path University is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff.


    Apply Here:
    http://www.Click2Apply.net/996sp9d6zxghksd5

    PI102953087

  • 31 May 2018 2:19 PM | Anonymous

    SAINT VINCENT’S HOME

    FALL RIVER, MA

    Full-time position available within multi-disciplinary treatment team to provide specialty occupational therapy and individualized therapeutic services for children and youth with varied psychiatric, behavioral, and emotional disorders and learning disabilities; work collaboratively with inter-disciplinary team to facilitate diagnostic groups, assessments, treatment planning, life skills training, sensory integration and other related services; supervise one part time OTA. Schedule is flexible and requires one to two early evenings. M.S. in Occupational Therapy required with Massachusetts licensure/certification, one to two years previous related experience with children and adolescents required. 

    Competitive salary and benefits offered, including health and dental insurance, paid time off, holidays, 403B plan with employer match, dependent care assistance, tuition assistance, and wellness stipend. Significant professional development opportunities available.

    Please visit our website at www.stvincentshome.org or e-mail your resume to Jobs@stvincentshome.org.

     

     

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